Nothing but problems upgrading to Fedora Core
Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Wed May 12 14:22:26 UTC 2004
John Nelson wrote:
> Hey all,
> I have had nothing but problems installing Fedora Core, and the issues
> seem to center around grub installing on top of an existing Lilo
> installation. On one system there were grub files missing from
> /boot/grub. On another system I got "try passing init= to the kernel".
> On another system the grub.conf file refuses to boot up Windows XP on a
> second disk. On yet another machine I'm getting compression errors while
> booting the kernel. If I leave Lilo intact on my laptop, the screen
> turns psychodelic when Lilo comes up.
> Grub has never worked for me, even when I can get it patched up to work
> properly. Is there a trick to installing over FC1 or RH systems? This is
> REALLY frustrating!
> -- John
I installed FC1 on a machine with XP and I had to make a file change
within XP to get it to work. I don't remember the details but doing a
search on Google should help. I don't run XP anymore.
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